Weekend Roundup: More Fireworks, SummerDocs, and Outdoor Painting

Bridge Gardens hosts painting classes for people of all skill levels on Saturdays. Durell Godfrey

Fourth of July festivities have passed, but there's no shortage of things to keep you busy this weekend. Here's the line-up of a few of them.


The Bridgehampton Antiques and Modern Design Show opens Friday at the Bridgehampton Community House, on the corner of School Street and Montauk Highway, and runs through Sunday. The hours are Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday from 10 to 5. Admission is $5.

Eric Salzman, a renowned composer and an expert birder, will lead a birding walk along the Long Pond Greenbelt at 8 a.m. Hikers can meet him at Poxabogue County Park, just south of the Long Island Rail Road tracks on Old Farm Road in Sagaponack. The hike will be a moderate two-miler.

The Friends of the John Jermain Memorial Library will hold this year's house tour to benefit the library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The outing will feature five Sag Harbor Village residences. Tickets are $50 if bought before the event, $55 the day of.

At 5 p.m. the Amagansett Library will hold the opening reception for an exhibition of oil paintings by Susan Friend. The show, called "Nature Inspires," will be at the library throughout July.

The Parrish Art Museum's “Music on the Terrace” series continues with Mamalee Rose and Friends. The outdoor performance at the Water Mill museum starts at 6 p.m.

The Hamptons International Film Festival and the East Hampton RECenter will host the first of their Summer Cinema outdoor screenings at 7:45 p.m. The film will be "Sita Sings the Blues." Popcorn will be free, but moviegoers should take their own chairs or blankets.


Artists of all skill levels are invited to paint in the beautiful outdoors from 9 a.m. to noon at Bridge Gardens on Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton. Classes will be offered every Saturday through Aug. 26. Space is limited and prepaid registration is required by calling 631-599-2407. The cost is $50 for one class, $185 for four, or $350 for eight.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hampton Racquet on Buckskill Road in East Hampton will host a Day of Play to support the Ellen Hermanson Foundation's breast cancer care and support in the Hamptons. Tickets are $60 for adults and $30 for children. Games will include adult round-robin matches and clinics for kids. There will also be a bouncy castle, face painting, an obstacle course, and a barbeque.

Want to learn how to keep your brain healthy? A discussion at Parrish Memorial Hall on the corner of Herrick Road and Lewis Street in Southampton from 4 to 6 p.m. will address how to improve recovery after brain injuries as well as how to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's.

A lawn party at the Thomas Halsey Homestead in Southampton from 5:30 to 7 p.m. will raise money for the Southampton Historical Museum and Research Center. Tickets cost $150 in advance, or $175 on the day of the party. Tickets are $50 for those 16 to 30 years old, and $20 for those 15 and under. The homestead is at 249 South Main Street.

The Choral Society of the Hamptons will present Johannes Brahms’s “Requiem" in a concert on Saturday with the Greenwich Village Chamber Singers, the South Fork Chamber Orchestra, and two professional soloists: Ileana Santamaria and Jason Eck. The performance will be held at the Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church’s parish hall in East Hampton at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door, with student tickets available for $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

The Hamptons International Film Festival begins its SummerDocs series at Guild Hall in East Hampton with “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press” at 7 p.m. Alec Baldwin will host the screening.

The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton will host its 28th annual summer party from 7 to 10 p.m. on the museum grounds. Tickets to the fund-raiser start at $425, $275 for "young professionals." The photographer Peter Beard and his wife, Nejma, will be honored along with Chris Fischer and Alan Rabinowitz. There will be light food, a silent auction, and dancing. For $1,300, V.I.P.s can attend a 6 to 7 p.m. reception.

Shelter Island's 60th annual fireworks display begins at 9 p.m. and can be seen best from Crescent Beach on the northwest side of the island.


A free garden lecture, "Birds, Butterflies, and Ladybugs, Oh My!" will take place at 10 a.m. at Marders nursery on Snake Hollow Road. Then, from 1 to 3 p.m. a representative from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge will show off birds of prey.

At 9 p.m. in Bridgehampton, participants in a full moon hike will meet in the South Fork Natural History Museum parking lot on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and the South Fork Natural History Museum are co-hosting the outing and will provide refreshments after.